Respecting the past, Building the future


It’s the spook-tacular finale to the season at Socrates Sculpture Park—the Halloween Harvest Festival on Saturday October 28th from 11AM to 3PM. This is a free event and no RSVP is required.

11AM – 2PM: Costume and art-making workshops with Socrates artists, creating collaborative ‘exo-skeletons’ sculpture with Free Style Arts Association

12 – 3PM: Transformative face-painting by Agostino Arts

12:30 – 2:30PM: Harvest animal blessing for your pets by Urban Shaman Mama Donna

1 – 2PM: Annual Canine Costume Contest with local judges & prizes. Your dog must be in costume to participate.

2 – 3PM Ballet Folklórico Mexicano de Nueva York procession and performance.

We hope to see you there—don’t forget a costume!

“Pup to No Good,” photo credit istolethetv via Flickr/Creative Commons

Clare Doyle is a graduate of the M.A. program in Museum Studies at the University of Leicester, UK. She also holds a Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Studies as well as a B.A. in Archaeology and History from University Dublin, Ireland. She has worked for 30 years in library reference publishing in New York. Clare is the Vice President of Green Shores NYC, a non-profit group that advocates for a cleaner, greener and more connected waterfront in Astoria and Long Island City

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